Beauty Portraits Breakdown
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Why shooting beauty portraits at aperture f/16? Well, the main reason is that you want to be able to capture a lot of skin texture in the image. Beauty portraiture (aka beauty shot) is all about the makeup and the face. It’s really important to capture all the fine skin texture and the makeup details, using as much sharpness possible by utilizing the deep focus. One way to achieve this is to shoot at a high f-stop.

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